Timothy J. Nulty, PhD

Associate Professor

Philosophy

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Liberal Arts 355

Education

2004University of ConnecticutPhD

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

A critical examination of normative theories of obligation and value. It includes philosophical examination of some moral problems including but not limited to: abortion, euthanasia, death penalty, gender and sexual orientation equality, pornography and censorship, violence, and economic injustice. Numerous ethical theories will be discussed, including but not limited to: Cultural Relativism, Ethical Subjectivism, Ethical Egoism, Divine Command Theory, Utilitarianism, Rights Theories, Kantianism, Social Contract Theory, and Feminist Ethics.
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Research

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of Language and Mind
  • Metaphysics
  • 20th Century Analytic and Continental Philosophy

Select publications

  • Timothy J. Nulty (2006).
    Davidsonian Triangulation and Heideggerian Comportment
    International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 14:3, 443-453.
  • Timothy J. Nulty (2005).
    Fictional Structures and the Human Psyche
    International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 13, 73-82.
  • Timothy J. Nulty (2005).
    Empirical Constraints and Quine’s Indeterminacy of Reference
    The Southern Journal of Philosophy, 43, 377-393.
  • Timothy J. Nulty (2005).
    A Critique of Resnik’s Mathematical Realism
    Erkenntnis, 62, 379-393.
  • Timothy J. Nulty (2003).
    Davidson and Derrida on Intentions
    Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy, 7
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